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FLWRNK

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
735 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...The National Weather Service Blacksburg Va has issued
a Flood Warning for the following rivers in Virginia...

  Dan River at South Boston affecting Halifax County

Rainfall across the Dan River basin over the past few days has ranged from
2 to 4 inches with isolated higher amounts in thunderstorms. Runoff from
this rain will cause the Dan River to rise above Minor flood stage later
this morning in the South Boston area. The river will crest by late
afternoon or evening between 20 and 21 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive through flooded areas...the water may be much deeper
than you think.

Listen to NOAA weather radio or your favorite media outlet for later
statements or warnings.

&&

VAC083-032335-
/O.NEW.KRNK.FL.W.0012.160503T1542Z-160505T0830Z/
/SBNV2.1.ER.160503T1542Z.160504T0000Z.160504T2030Z.NO/
735 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg Va has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  the Dan River at South Boston
* from this morning until late Wednesday night
* At 07AM Tuesday the stage was 18.4 feet.
* Flood Stage is 19.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by late this morning and continue
  to rise to near 20.5 feet by this evening.The river will fall below
  flood stage by tomorrow afternoon.
* Impact...at 19.0 feet...Flooding begins in low-lying agricultural
  land and woods.
* Flood history...this crest compares to a previous crest of 19.8
  feet on Apr 17 2014.

&&

LAT...LON 3660 7898 3672 7902 3675 7884 3668 7879


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